Youth UpRising offers candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic organization with a compelling mission and a successful track record of attracting, engaging and serving a high-risk population in strategies for personal, professional and community transformation.

In joining YU’s staff, you will become part of a high-performing, warm, diverse team that includes people indigenous to the community, those who are deeply committed to social change, and colleagues dedicated to the success of the youth we serve.

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Open Positions:

Mental Health Clinician

The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental
health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and
dedication to the community at large and a passion for working with inner city youth.
The therapist reports to the Health and Wellness Director and serves a diverse
population of youth, supporting the fulfillment of the mission and vision of Youth
UpRising within our core operating values. Full description here.

Director of Evaluation and Learning

YU is seeking an experienced and collaborative Director of Evaluation and Learning to provide leadership and day-to-day management in the organization’s evolution toward a data-driven culture. The Director will oversee the implementation of a comprehensive system that will allow YU to make data-informed decisions and uphold high standards for performance and outcomes. The Director will lead the implementation of this system and resulting workflow changes, analyze robust data sets, create reports/dashboards and train staff across YU’s program areas. The Director will collaborate with select staff to identify the most meaningful ways that systems and data can support their work and organizational goals. Full description here.

Executive Assistant

Youth UpRising seeks a seasoned, thoughtful, articulate, high-energy and detail-oriented individual to provide administrative and advisory support to the President and CEO. The Executive Assistant will (1) manage the office of the President and CEO of YU, including calendar, database, records and events, (2) serve as an administrative liaison between the President and CEO and others within and outside the organization, as well as (3) undertake other duties as needed and required. Full description here.

Project Developer

Responsible for originating, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable housing projects. Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, and joint ventures with other developers. Project developers are expected to manage a workload of multiple projects in a collaborative environment. Full description here.